Month: July 2013

KENNETH OMERUO GETS CHELSEA GREEN LIGHT

Getting a British work permit has been a huge issue for the Nigerian international, Kenneth Omeruo, MTNfootball reports that the 19 year old has finally just gotten the greenlight. A top Chelsea official told MTNFootball.com: "Kenneth has been granted a five-year work permit by the British Home Office. It's a big breakthrough." The promising defender who moved from Dutch club, Ado Den Haag is fully set for the English Premier League, he is expected to storm Stamford Bridge this weekend for training. He however joins his countrymen; Mikel Obi and Victor Moses who are in the fold of the Europa league...

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ANGELINA JOLIE IS THE HIGHEST PAID HOLLYWOOD ACTRESS. SEE TOP TEN LIST

Actress, Angelina Jolie has not been spotted in any movie since 2011 yet she takes the lead at the box office. She's topped the list of Hollywood's Highest Paid Actresses, with a $33 million net worth. The list was compiled by Forbes using data from Box Office Mojo, it examined what Hollywood actresses are earning as wells as what their movies made in 2012. Top Ten list (1) Angelina Jolie – $33 million (2) Jennifer Lawrence – $26 million (3) Kristen Stewart – $22 million (4) Jennifer Aniston – $20 million (5) Emma Stone – $16 million (6) Charlize Theron – $15 million (7) Sandra Bullock – $14 million (8) Natalie Portman – $14 million (9) Mila Kunis – $11 million (10) Julia Roberts – $11...

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PHOTOS FROM THE ANKARA SOIREE FASHION SHOW&EXHIBITION

The maiden edition of Ankara Soiree Fashion show and Exhibition held on Saturday 27th July 2013 in Lagos, Nigeria brought together young designers of all stripes who came to display their talent creativity, style, and originality in using the Ankara fabric to make elegant clothing, accessories and lots more. The show also witnessed a wonderful turnout. Visitors and some of Nigeria’s celebrities present mingled around the stalls to patronize exhibitors before taking their seats to watch the exclusive run way show anchored by the pretty and charming Mamuzo Ogbeta. The models walked the runway elegantly in different designers apparels, some up and coming fashion collections who were showcased include; Igho Fashion, Mide fashion County, Fredrick Sawyerr, Babe 4 Life, Cinai Couture, Buchy by Miraexcel, Black n Emmy, Valentina Sparks. Their elegant look was brilliantly handled by Poland Makeover. The Principal Consultant of Skyline Image and Events Limited, organizers of the Ankara Soiree, Mrs Prudence Onyejiaka said the event was borne out of the need to provide publicity for young and upcoming designers/ entrepreneurs in Nigeria by showcasing their talent to a select public, promoting our beautiful culture and impacting this cultural creativity and patriotism on the entire public. “We cannot get tired of showing the world how creative and talented we are in Nigeria using our own African fabric which today has become a universal brand” she added. Upcoming...

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IROKO TV BOSS, JASON NKOJU AND WIFE, MARY WELCOME FIRST CHILD

CEO, iROKOtv, Jason Njoku, and his actress wife, Mary Remmy-Njoku, today welcomed the birth of their first child, Jason Obinna Njoku in London. "We are so blessed and so happy to welcome our son into the world and Mary and I could not be happier at his safe arrival. We feel we are the luckiest people alive and cannot wait to bring baby Jason home to meet our family and friends." The elated father wrote through his...

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NIGERIA’S SUNDAY MBA NAMED 24TH BEST PLAYER IN THE WORLD. SEE FULL LIST

Luckily, the 25 year-old midfielder happens to be the only Nigerian to grace the prestigious Goal 50 list. I guess we all know why his name popped up. Needless to say Sunday Mba's contribution to Nigeria's victory at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations was immense and remarkable. It couldn't have gone unnoticed.The list is annually compiled by world's biggest online football brand, Goal.com. Voting takes place at the end of domestic and international seasons for most countries. GOAL 50: FULL LIST(1) Lionel Messi – Barcelona(2) Franck Ribery – Bayern Munich(3) Cristiano Ronaldo – Real Madrid(4) Thomas Muller - Bayern Munich(5) Arjen Robben - Bayern Munich(6) Gareth Bale – Tottenham Hotspur(7) Philipp Lahm - Bayern Munich(8) Thiago Silva – Paris Saint-Germain(9) Arturo Vidal – Juventus(10) Robin Van Persie- Manchester United(11) Bastian Schweinsteiger - Bayern Munich(12) Paulinho – Tottenham Hotspur(13) Fred – Fluminense(14) Neymar – Barcelona(15) Robert Lewandowski – Borussia Dortmund(16) Edinson Cavani- Paris Saint-Germain(17) Radamel Falcao – AS Monaco(18) Dante – Bayern Munich(19) Andres Iniesta – Barcelona20Burak YilmazGalatasaray21Ignacio ScoccoInternacional22Mario MandzukicBayern Munich(23) Javi Martinez – Bayern Munich(24) Sunday Mba – Enugu Rangers(25) Zlatan Ibrahimovic- Paris Saint-Germain(26) Mario Gotze – Bayern Munich(27) Manuel Neuer - Bayern Munich(28) Thibaut Courtois – Atlético Madrid(29) Mohamed Aboutrika – Al Ahly SC(30) Igor Akinfeev – CSKA Moscow(31) Luis Suarez – Liverpool(32) Juan Mata – Chelsea(33) Jackson Martinez – FC Porto(34) Paolo Guerrero – Corinthians(35) Ilkay Gundogan – Borussia Dortmund(36) Isco –...

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MEET MICHELLE UDOKA, MISS GLOBAL NIGERIA 2013 WINNER

Abia-State born Michelle Udoka has emerged the winner of the 2013 Miss Global Nigeria pageant. Akwa Ibom's Antai Victoria and Winifred Mavoro from Delta State w were the first and second runner ups. The show was anchored by Funke Akindele, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry and Funke Kuti. Also present at the event include Bayo Adegbe (Modela), Adetokunbo Modupe of TPT, Tina Akinola-Junaid (Chairperson Miss Ireland) to mention a few. Nollywood's Ebube Nwagbo and Tese Onokala of Needlekraft Couture were the panel of judges. Michelle, an Aviation Management graduate will be representing the country at the Face of The World pageant billed to hold in France this...

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QUOTE OF THE DAY: MOST EX NIGERIAN FOOTBALLERS DIE OF FRUSTRATION- FRANCIS AIYEGBENI

In the wake of the recent deaths of ex Nigerian footballers, renowned enterpreneur and sports philanthropist, Francis Aiyegbeni revealed during a short interview on African Independent Television, AIT, that most of their deaths can be traced to frustration over unfulfilled promises by the government. "Where's Okparaji? In 1994, they said they will give houses to the team, they didn't give anybody any house. Nigerian footballers should always demand their rights, once they are expired (stop playing for the team), their rights will...

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FANS LAMBAST ACTRESS, CHIKA IKE FOR ANNOUNCING DIVORCE ON FACEBOOK

Tall and pretty actress, Chika Ike recently incurred the wrath of her fans after announcing her divorce from her ex husband, Toni Eberiri, on her official facebook page. "Hi Fabs! Thank you all for your love and support over the years…. It's been an emotional journey and I want to officially announce to you guys that the court has granted me a divorce…. I am now officially divorced. Thanks." Over 500 fans took to the comment section of her page to express their disappointment at the UN ambassador. Below are some of the comments. (1) Olarewaju Ahamed: chika how can you do such a thing like dat you dont have to do that now am not happy to ear dis from you u disanpont me (2) Chinedu Samuel Okorie: So u want us to be clapping for u My dear if u dnt no wht bible said abt divorce go and read it, u are making a big mistake, u beter amend ur ways and love ur husband (3) Ndubuish Juliet Ezeokoli: If truely u are d one dt posted dis @chika,then u are a bigger fool and a disgrace 2 ur ppl.do u fink divorce is gud fin.for ur info, divorce doesnt make u single,rather,it makes u a divorcee mother/wife…mumu. (4) Ogbonna Queen: It's like u are proud to announce that you are divorced. Well, it is well...

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DISTRAUGHT PEPE REINA WRITES FANS OVER HIS LIVERPOOL EXIT

Liverpool goalkeeper, Pepe Reina is very distraught at the moment and he has not bottled up his feelings. He considers the entire Liverpool management's decision to loan him to Napoli slightly deceitful and unfair. Having spent 8 years at Anfield, he deemed it necessary to pen a letter, a long letter, to his ardent fans via his website. Titled "Goodbye letter for Liverpool's fans: Thanks for everything, I will see you soon". It's an emotion-laden one. Read on"It is a strange feeling for me to think that next season I will not be a Liverpool player. For the past eight years, that is all I have known. The club, the staff, the city, the people and the supporters haveplayed a massive part in my life. Liverpool is special in a way that only those who are lucky enough toexperience the club close up can understand. It has given me memories that will live with me forever and friendships that will last just as long. But more than anything else, it has given me an understanding of what it is like to play for the most wonderful English club. I may not have won as many trophies and medals as I would have liked since joining in 2005 but the experiences I have been a part of are as important as any silverware. I now understand how supporters can lift...

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2FACE, JULIUS AGHAHOWA’S DAUGHTERS MAKE MOVIE DEBUT

There’s been so much interesting news on Uche Jombo’s new movie, Unconditional. And guess who joined the star-studded cast? 2face/Annie Idibia’s daughter, Isabella and ex Nigerian international, Julius Agahowa’s child, Isabelle. Isabelle Aghahowa played the role of a twin; Dakore’s daughter in the highly-anticipated flick. Source: Linda...

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NIGERIAN SPRINTER, BLESSING OKAGBERE SETS NEW AFRICAN RECORD

Hoisting the Green White Green flag! Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare has broken the African Women's 100 metres record at the ongoing Sainsbury's Anniversary Games in London. America's Barbara Pierre and Murielle Ahoure of Cote D'ivore came second and third respectively. The 24 year-old set a new African record of 10.86s in the 100m semi-final Women's race. She will be leading other 18 athletes to the World Athletics Championships, scheduled for next month in...

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OGE OKOYE SIZZLES IN NEW PHOTOSHOOT

We really can't get enough of the pretty actress, she always leave us gasping for more. This particular shoot is a combination of Oge Okoye's cool and ganster sides. Love the first picture most. Here's a previous photoshoot post on her...

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